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solid-state welding[′säl·əd ¦stāt ′weld·iŋ]
Welding processes which coalesce materials at temperatures below the melting point of the base metal by methods such as welding or diffusion welding without the use of filler metal.
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Any welding process in which coalescence is produced without the addition of a brazing filler metal at temperatures below the melting point of the base metals being joined; sometimes pressure is used.
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